The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the Association of Transformation in Film and Television (ATFT) took a delegation of emerging South African filmmakers to the MIPTV in Cannes content market and partnered with established filmmakers to mentor them leading up to and at the market.
ATFT registered as a delegation at Cannes and had a stand for South African filmmakers in attendance (Stand no.P-1 F62). ATFT took a total of 16 filmmakers and producers to MIPTV this year through the DTI’s emerging filmmakers group scheme SSAS. Any South Africans attending were welcome to join the delegation and make use of the DTI sponsored facilities as well as enjoying a 50% discount on their accreditation.
The delegation leaders from ATFT are Mayenzeke Baza
Here is a catalog of the delegates and their projects/content: